Come garden with us!

Pavilion’s edible garden is a garden in a park, started by neighbours of Pavilion Park estate in Singapore. We welcome anyone interested to come garden with us, or bring you on a learning journey. The core team work or study full-time, so we usually garden together on weekend mornings or late afternoons! We post our weekly community…

8 May 2016 ~ Net makers

Dennis, Hanzhong and Lydia spent 30 mins, creating a structure for our grape plants using only what’s available in the garden – limited VC pipes and connectors, and a ball of raffia string. It felt like watching magicians at work :) At least 3 different types of knots were used, and there was remarkable patience and coordination as they…

6 Apr 2016 ~ 1st harvest donation to Renci

A new Renci nursing home opened recently near our estate, and is just  a short walk away from our community garden. After some communication on Facebook and Whatsapp, Cuifen learnt that there is a group of volunteers who cook lunch for 25-30 residents at the Home every Thursday. It is a treat for the residents because on other…

2 Apr 2016 ~ Compost

We started clearing our compost heap the previous week. This week, Cheng Ai and Siti did a thorough sieving of the compost heap, and look what came out as ready-to-use compost! It looks and feels like rich, dark, crumbly earth and smells just like the forest floor. We got our black gold, for free. It’s just amazing…

14 Mar 2016 ~ an afternoon visit

This afternoon, the edible garden received some “special guests”. Another team of judges from National Parks came to assess the garden for this year’s Community-in-Bloom Awards. This being a work day, neighbours who would love to be part of the welcoming team couldn’t make it. If only such garden assessments are done on weekends! Still,…

21 Feb 2016 ~ Edibles for the Chef

This morning, Huiying of Foodscape Collective came to our garden to collect banana leaves and butterfly blue pea flowers for Chef Nithiya of Brunch Bandits,  so that they can be part of the set-up of “A Most Novel Brunch” dining event hosted at the Projector! Nithiya has been most supportive of getting edible harvests into the kitchens. This…